An episode of the masterpoxen 1950's Children's TV show "Howdy Doody", originally aired April 6, 1951. In this episode, the gang searches for an Oil Well. This episode also features original commercials and Network ID, plus lots of comedy, puppets and the "Howdy Doody Old Time Movie". Not bad, though clearly a light childrens show. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1950s, 1950's, 50s, 50's, Fifties, Howdy Doody, NBC, National Broadcasting...
A classic commercial for Du Mont Laboratories Television Sets. I took this from an episode of "School House" that somebody uploaded. Note: While the TV network can be spelt DuMont, the owner of the Network which produced TV sets is correctly spelt Du Mont, as that was the spelling perferred by the founder of the company. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 40s, 40's, 1940s, 1940's, Electronics, Electric, Du Mont, Wally Cox, Old,...
This film has a problem with the sound I have Just uploaded another version of this film that has the sinc problem fixed, bigger and better file anyway. look for it and I will remove this one soon THE ONE YOU WANT IS http://www.archive.org/details/batteriesnotincluded_2009 Batteries Not Included is a film that I put together early this year, after I made the film I did not know what to do with it because it is so much different than the Experimental art films that I am most known for doing. I... ( 6 reviews )
A color remake of "The She Creature", Les Tremayne is a mad hypnotist who regresses a girl back to a previous life, which, in her case, was a sea monster. The monster from this Larry Buchanan film was reused in his later movie, "It's Alive". ( 5 reviews ) Topics: HORROR, LARRY BUCHANAN
Group of five children, aged four to ten, give their advise on "problems" presented to them by other kids. The host is Jack Barry. He has some explanation to do, when a four-year old girl revealed, she was told what to say the evening before. Cute! ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's, Fifties, NBC, Jack Barry, Juvenile Jury
An episode of the 1950's family comedy "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" called "A Ball of Tinfoil". This aired 25 November 1955 (Season 4, Episode 9). In this episode, Harriet's attempts to get rid of old junk results in chaos. Includes commercials and network ID. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 50s, 1950s, 1950's, 50's, Fifties, Ozzie Nelson
byAndrea DeGette, made available through Home Movie Day
Colette Lara Cambey, her parents and her grandmother participate in the burial of her placenta on her first birthday, with commentary by Colette. The super 8 sound film was shot by Andrea DeGette, a filmmaker based in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Also available with commentary by Colette Lara Cambey and Andrea DeGette on the DVD "Living Room Cinema: Films From Home Movie Day, Vol. I". ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Placenta Burial, Cambey, DeGette, Home Movies, Home Movie Day, HMD
Another curious example of 1950's advertising, in this case a promo for the UNIVAC computer, produced by Remington Rand. This commercial interestingly aired on the CBS Television Network on 5 February 1956, during a light panel show. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 50s, 50's, 1950s, 1950's, Fifties, Commercial, Advertising, Computer,...
In this sci-fi film a loony farmer finds a prehistoric monster hiding in a cavern on his land. To feed his newest critter, the farmer kidnaps three people. The three desperately try to escape and finally, one of them succeeds. ( 10 reviews ) Topic: it's alive,sci-fi,monster,horror
An alien tries to take over the Earth by cutting off all power and seizing the minds of various scientists and military leaders. This is a remake of the 1956 Roger Corman film It Conquered the World. You can find out more about this film on its IMDB page. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: alien, invasion, sci-fi, Cold War
An episode of the 1950's Drama "Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal" called 'Off the Pedestal'. Very good old time TV, lasted 78 episodes. ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 50s, 50s, 1950s, 1950's, Fifties, Drama
IN THE YEAR 2889 Starring: PAUL PETERSON AND QUINN O'HARE A group of post A-war survivors gathered together in a valley, are menaced by cannibalistic human mutants with telepathic powers. ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Sci-Fi, Aliens, Larry Buchanan, Post - Apocalyptic
"Captain Video and His Video Rangers" episode from circa 1950. This series aired on the DuMont Television Network from 1949 to 1955 and was the first sci-fi series on American television. Over 1000 episodes were aired, of which about 24 survive. This episode was written by MC Brock and stars Richard Coogan. It was broadcast live each weekday. The show spawned at least 3 spin-offs of which nothing survives. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Science Fiction, Sci-Fi, DuMont Network, DuMont Television Network, 50's TV, 50s TV,...
Episode "One Minute for Murder" of the "Live" 50's TV series 'Rocky King, Detective'. As the lead actor was sick, Roscoe Karn's son does lead instead. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: 50's, 1950's, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, TV, Television, DuMont Network, DuMont Television Network